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Apr 29, 2021

Apr 29, 2021
Overweight people in a crowd

Obesity studies highlight severe COVID outcomes, even in young adults

In one study, overweight people 20 to 39 years old had a high risk of hospitalization.

Mar 03, 2021

Mar 03, 2021
Peru PPE

COVID surges strain health systems in parts of South America

In the northern Amazon basin where cases are spiking, ICUs in Brazil, Peru, and Colombia are filling up with COVID-19 patients.

Feb 12, 2021

Feb 12, 2021

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Feb 12, 2021

Antibiotic stewardship for ECMO
Telehealth antibiotic stewardship
Macrolide-resistant strep
Resistant urinary tract infections
PAHO Candida auris alert

Feb 08, 2021

Feb 08, 2021

News Scan for Feb 08, 2021

Ebola returns to DRC
PAHO Candida auris alert
Avian flu outbreaks

Jan 27, 2021

Jan 27, 2021
COVID testing

Cases drop in main global pandemic hot spots but surge elsewhere

In other developments, 70 countries have now detected the B117 variant, and more nations have also reported the 501Y.V2 and P.1 variants.

Jan 25, 2021

Jan 25, 2021
Train commuters inside station wearing masks

Experts weigh economic impact as world nears 100 million COVID-19 cases

New reports touch on the pandemic's economic toll and on the benefits vaccine equity could have.

Jan 08, 2021

Jan 08, 2021

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Jan 08, 2021

Candida auris in COVID-19 patients
Incentives for new antibiotics
Antibiotic use in COVID patients
Outpatient antibiotic prescribing decrease
Jan 08, 2021

COVID-19 Scan for Jan 08, 2021

Candida auris in COVID-19 patients
Post-COVID effects in cats
Inequitable COVID-19 testing

Dec 18, 2020

Dec 18, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for Dec 18, 2020

COVID complications in Latin kids
COVID-19 more deadly than flu

Dec 14, 2020

Dec 14, 2020
South Korean medic

South Korea among several nations eyeing lockdowns

Other regions considering further measures include London, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands.

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